Where to Get Song of the South

By Kochava R. Greene
'Song of the South.'

The Disney film "Song of the South" was originally released in 1946. Blending live action and animation, the film focused on the Uncle Remus tales collected by Joel Chandler Harris in the American South. Because of the widespread reaction that the film was racist and portrayed slavery as pleasant or non-existent, Disney has limited distribution of the film and has never made is available on home video for the American market.

Specialty Dealers

Despite the lack of a U.S. release, "Song of the South" was released by Disney in other markets. In Japan, the film was released on laser disc. You can get copies through Japanese film vendors and dealers of rare and collectible movies, such as onlyclassicmovies.net and cultdvds4less.ecrater.com. A DVD of the film was released in Britain, and used copies can be purchased used through amazon.co.uk. A Canadian release on DVD is also available through specialty retailers such as officialsongofthesouth.com, songofthesouth.org and songofthesouthdvd.net.

Auction Sites

Auction sites also frequently have European, Canadian, or Japanese releases of "Song of the South" for sale. Check eBay.com as well as eBay in other countries, such as eBay.fr (France) eBay.co.uk (Great Britain) and eBay.ca (Canada).

Torrent

You can also find "Song of the South" on the Internet. Flixdump, isohunt, torrentz, thepiratebay and a number of other torrent sites offer the film for download.